Cattle Marts

2 NI marts to close due to Covid-19 concerns

2 NI marts to close due to Covid-19 concerns

Two Northern Ireland livestock marts have announced they will shut their gates due to concerns over Covid-19. Saintfield Livestock Market...

March 16, 2020

Alice enters wonderland with new Hereford centre record

Alice enters wonderland with new Hereford centre record

The female trade flew at the Hereford Cattle Society’s autumn show and sale with a new market record set for...

October 15, 2018

Cattle Marts: Numbers remain steady as quality stock are easily sold

Cattle Marts: Numbers remain steady as quality stock are easily sold

Cattle numbers remained steady in marts across the country over the past number of days as quality stock was easily...

November 29, 2016

Cattle trade remains stable as Turkish export market supports lighter stock

Cattle trade remains stable as Turkish export market supports lighter stock

The cattle trade remained steady in marts throughout the country this week, with mart managers saying that the Turkish export market...

November 24, 2016

Cattle Marts: Grass growth brings farmers out in force to marts

Cattle Marts: Grass growth brings farmers out in force to marts

The excellent grass growing conditions of the last week has brought farmers out in force around the ring at cattle...

June 21, 2016

Cattle Marts – Finished cattle in strong demand with lots selling to €900 over

Cattle Marts – Finished cattle in strong demand with lots selling to €900 over

There was a good trade in the cattle marts last week, finished and forward cattle are continuing to meet with...

October 14, 2015

Cattle trade remains steady as farmers return to the ring after the Ploughing

Cattle trade remains steady as farmers return to the ring after the Ploughing

The cattle trade remains relatively unchanged from previous weeks as farmers return to the ring following last weeks Ploughing. The...

September 28, 2015

Cattle Marts – Prices holding steady but larger numbers coming forward

Cattle Marts – Prices holding steady but larger numbers coming forward

The prices for cattle in the country’s marts are holding steady, this is despite a recent fall in beef price....

September 21, 2015

Poor weekend weather has little impact on cattle trade at marts

Poor weekend weather has little impact on cattle trade at marts

Despite the poor weather conditions over the weekend, the mart trade for the most part remained unchanged this week. However,...

September 15, 2015

Cattle marts – Prices hold steady despite the poor weather conditions

Cattle marts – Prices hold steady despite the poor weather conditions

Despite the dismal weather experienced in country and the consecutive beef price drops in recent weeks the mart trade seems...

August 31, 2015